New Zealand is one of the most incredible trout fishing destinations in the world. It consistently provides giant brown trout along with rainbows that are more akin to steelhead on the West Coast of North America. The crystal clear waters and spectacular dry fly opportunities make the long journey to the other side of the world more than worthwhile. The stunning landscape and plethora of non-fishing activities that can be done in New Zealand make … Read More Fly Fishing in New Zealand, Essential Fly Patterns.
Autumn is the time many anglers here in the United Kingdom pack their bags and head off to destinations abroad in the search of fine weather and good fishing. Here are a few of my tips on preparing for fly fishing trips abroad. When I come to getting prepared for fly fishing trips abroad, there is no better feeling than being organised. It takes all the stress and worries from the ‘what if’ and ‘have I’ … Read More 6 Tips on Preparing for Fly Fishing Trips Abroad
With a host of tarpon, permit, GT and bonefish flies, our Saltwater fly range is not exactly built for the domestic UK angler, that is with the exception of our Seabass range. The saltwater range has long been a jewel in our crown here at Fulling Mill, but sadly, one that we ourselves rarely get to test out. Seabass on the Fly is growing in its popularity with events such as the UK Saltwater Fly … Read More Fulling Mill Seabass Range produces Brighton Bass
Autumn is our favourite time of the year, the Stillwater trout become aggressive and start to hit the fry, packing on weight in anticipation of winter and here are our 5 top tips on fishing fry patterns. About Stillwater ‘Fry’ Our Stillwaters and reservoirs are home to an abundance of food, from insects like buzzers, olives, and sedge to sticklebacks, perch and roach fry. These coarse fish provide our trout with a protein-packed food source. … Read More 5 Top tips for Fishing Fry Patterns on Stillwaters
Yesterday I had the pleasure of sharing a boat at Draycote Water with the one and only Steve Cullen with anticipation of fry feeders. For once we weren’t shooting an article or practising for a competition, we were just going fishing, and in relatively good conditions! After a quick chat with the fishery staff, we set off towards Rainbow Corner. I set up my 10ft Sage Pulse with a 12ft slow tip and a couple of Fulling Mill hoppers with a … Read More Fry Feeders at Draycote Water
For many seasons now I have been using Fulling Mill fluorocarbon for almost all of my Stillwater and reservoir fishing, be it pleasure or competition. I have used many brands and long before becoming a Fulling Mill ambassador I had settled on this material as my first choice. It is also the first choice of a number of top international small Stillwater anglers who also use it in preference to other, often more expensive brands. … Read More Simon Robinson’s 5 Reasons to use Fulling Mill Fluorocarbon